Motion Designer/ Editor


Posted June 18 / Vancouver / Full time / Hybrid

Our main North American office, located in beautiful Vancouver, BC is expanding and is seeking a Motion Designer/ Editor to join our team and contribute to exciting projects, with a focus on our TikTok global account. 

Being a strong brand-experience focussed business; working with some of the world’s most famous brands, we provide white-space opportunities for businesses by connecting creativity with experience design to solve business problems. 

We work on some of the most innovative, creative and experiential projects that we promise will challenge and provide you with professional growth.

The role involves:

  • Working with the production team to bring ideas to life
  • Creating visually stunning animations in After Effects that align with the clients brand guidelines and elevate the digital customer touch points
  • Collaborating with the design team to translate concepts and ideas into detailed storyboards, outlining the sequence of animations and interactions
  • Developing high-quality animations using various tools and software, bringing creativity and innovation to motion design while maintaining consistency with the brand identity
  • Working with the design team to prepare and optimise visual assets for animation, ensuring seamless integration and smooth playback across different digital platforms
  • Collaborating closely with designers, developers, and other team members to ensure animations align with project goals, timelines, and technical requirements
  • Receiving and incorporating feedback from internal teams and clients, iteratively refining animations to achieve the desired outcome
  • Have the ability to adapt in tone and language to suit different clients
  • Staying up-to-date with industry trends, animation techniques, and emerging technologies to bringing fresh ideas and innovative approaches to the team

The Must Haves:

  • 3-5 years of experience in a fast-paced digital agency
  • Professional graphic design experience, with a strong portfolio showcasing your exceptional creative skills and conceptual thinking
  • Editing experience with (ideally Adobe Premiere Pro) is an advantage) as well as colour grading expertise 
  • Skilled in Adobe Creative Suite
  • You are a team player with great communication and collaboration skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects independently, with strong organisational skills and the ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • You are passionate about design and motion and you have a keen eye for detail - staying up to date with trends

But Why Apply?

It’s okay if you haven’t heard of us… yet. Over the last five years we smashed the ceilings created by established agencies and created some larger-than-life campaigns, innovative retail-tech solutions, threw some epic events, and besides happy clients, we took home the B&T Emerging Agency of the Year, Mumbrella’s Experiential Agency of the Year, and a number of APAC Effies.

 And we are just getting started. You see, we believe in magic, and value the genuine, the experimental, the limitless, and the imaginative. 

We make, break and build things, without the fear of failure, and we share our time and our talents.  

If that is something that excites you too, we want to hear from you!

Welcome to our Vancouver office:

  • The successful applicant will work in our Vancouver office, optimised for collaboration and located on the top floor of a historic post and beam building bordering the financial district and gastown, four days a week.
  • We provide all of our employees 4 weeks vacation, 6 personal/sick days, plus potential summer flex 4-day long weekends
  • We learn from our peers, and share our genius with each other in our monthly version of a lunch and learn called Thinky Thursdays
  • We provide competitive benefits, with the flexibility of Health Spending Accounts
  • Our global advantage means after your workplace anniversary, we provide opportunities to work for a week from our Sydney, Australia office, or from wherever you want to tack on to your personal travel plans!
  • We are not perfect. But, we can solve anything, together.

Akcelo is committed to nurturing, creating and building a diverse environment. We encourage all applications from diverse backgrounds, identities, beliefs and abilities to apply for this or any role with us. If you resonate with the above, send in your CV, and let’s explore this journey together!